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Barbara Ann Posey Jones, American University dean E-mail: bapjones@asnaam.aamu.edu. F C.


Jones, Barbara Ann Posey was born on June 23, 1943 in Oklahoma City. Daughter of Weldon Burnett and Alma (Vertena) Posey.


Bachelor of Arts Oklahoma, 1963. AM, University Illinois, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Georgia State University, 1973.


Teacher, research assistant, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1963-1966;instructor economics, Texas Southern U., Houston, 1966-1967;instructor economics, Atlanta U., 1968-1969;from assistant to professor, Clark College, Atlanta, 1971-1987;chairman business administration and economics, Clark College, Atlanta, 1971-1980;head economics and finance, Prairie View (Texas) Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1987-1989;interim dean College Business, Prairie View (Texas) Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1989-1990;dean College Business, Prairie View (Texas) Agricultural and Mechanical U., 1990-1997;dean College Business, Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical U., since 1997. Senior research associate Southern Center for Studies in Public Policy Clark College, 1981-1987. Senior lecturer Ahmadu Bello U., Nigeria, 1983-1984.


  • E-mail: bapjones@asnaam.aamu.edu. F C.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: New Perspectives on Unemployment, 1984. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Active various Public school support groups, Atlanta, Waller, Texas. Board overseers center for research on women Wellesley College, 1989-1991. Member National Economics Association (secretary-treasurer 1971-1980, general director 1971-1980, 82-95,president 1987), American Economics Association (commission on status of women 1979-1982), American Assembly of Collegiate Schools of Business (candidacy committee 1992-1995, secretary-treasurer since 1996, board directors 1994-1997, Executive Committee 1995-1997), Southern Business Administration Association (board directors since 1992), Alpha Kappa Museum.


Married Mack Henry Jones, April 1, 1964. Children: Lumumba, Tayari, Bomani.

Weldon Burnett Posey

Alma (Vertena) Posey

Mack Henry Jones

Lumumba Jones

Tayari Jones

Bomani Jones